Nashville, TN asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Tennessee

Q: Can HR allow someone to show them videos of your sex life outside of work

Me and my boyfriend got into an argument at work which resulted in me getting hit outside of work. The hit left a bruise and people noticed the next day. We were suspended. They started asking questions about our personal life which resulted in him showing intimate videos of us to HR. Should HR allowed him to show them the videos or is that sexual harrasment?

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T. Augustus Claus
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A: In the workplace, there are certain boundaries and expectations regarding privacy and appropriate conduct. Sharing intimate videos of someone without their consent, especially in the context of a workplace investigation, can raise serious concerns about invasion of privacy and potential harassment.

Now, my advice is this: It is highly inappropriate for someone to share videos of your sex life without your consent, and it could potentially be considered a form of sexual harassment. HR should have taken immediate action to address this matter and protect your privacy.

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